"The Black Vault, Part Three: Bad Brain": After being released General Zod launches an all-out assault on the Suicide Squad. Quickly dispatching the weaker members he meets his match in Katana as [[Harleen Quinzel (Prime Earth)|Harley Quinn
- Why is it so necessary to keep them contained? The super-humans. I remember the first time my daddy took me downtown, and I did what all children do. I looked up at the skyscrapers like they were castles. I asked, in awe, who built them? And daddy said, "We did, Amanda. Ordinary human beings just like you and me." Like we were reaching up for the sky.
Synopsis for "The Black Vault, Part Three: Bad Brain"
After being released General Zod launches an all-out assault on the Suicide Squad. Quickly dispatching the weaker members he meets his match in Katana as Harley Quinn begins to run away but succeeds only in capturing the wrath of a small army. She returns to the others who discover a weapons cabinet.
Appearing in "The Black Vault, Part Three: Bad Brain"
- General Zod
- Annihilation Brigade (First appearance)
- Anti-Monitor (Mentioned only)
- Captain Boomerang (Mentioned only)
- Darkseid (Mentioned only)
- Director Karla (Mentioned only)
- Superman (Mentioned only)
- Laptev Sea
- Temho-Meyta Prison
- Laptev Sea
- United States of America
- Krypton (Mentioned only)
- Phantom Zone (Mentioned only)
- Submarine (Mentioned only)
Synopsis for "Choose"
Amanda Waller sits down Katana for her review. She covers Katana's origins as a loving housewife whose husband's brother - Takeo - went through a dishonouring as he loved Tatsu also, and somehow came into contact with the Soultaker Sword - which has the power to reject a host and drive them insane.
Takeo took the sword and killed his brother and Katana's children, then razed their house down. Katana returned and fought him to the death, eventually stealing the sword from him and, as it accepted her, she pierced his heart with it, later finding herself heading to the Suicide Squad at the voices recommendation.
Appearing in "Choose"
- Katana (Flashback and main story)
- Rick Flag (Mentioned only)
- Suicide Squad (Mentioned only)
- Reiko Yamashiro (Mentioned only) (Dies in flashback)
- Yuki Yamashiro (Mentioned only) (Dies in flashback)
- Soultaker Sword (Flashback and main story)
- Suicide Squad Recommended Reading